how to pronounce mandamus


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mandamus is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of mandamus in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… granted the writ of mandamus so despite …”

meanings of mandamus


  1. A common law prerogative writ that compels a court or government officer to perform mandatory or purely ministerial duties correctly.


  1. To serve a writ of this kind upon.

mandamus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mandamus occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mandamus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mandamus can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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